Press Releases - Community Interest

Sep 06

Feed Your Neighbor

It's Feed Your Neighbor Weekend when St. Vincent de Paul members at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns ask you to help our sisters and brothers in need. We are hoping for donations of peanut butter, cereal, pasta, canned fruit and vegetables, personal care ...

Posted By: Brian Grinonneau | Category: Community Interest

Aug 31

Wildwood Anglers Grand Opening

Join us for our Grand Opening Day! Wildwood Anglers will officially be openingour doors on Saturday, September 1st, at 9:00am. We specialize in fly fishingguided trips, equipment, and accessories, outdoor clothing and lifestylenecessities for ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest

Aug 31

TARTA Ready to Launch UT Fall Semester Campus Service

Route maps and schedules are available at, Ohio) On Monday, August 27, 2018, TARTA will begin providing The University of Toledo Campus Services with start of its fall semester. Since TARTA started the service agreement with ...

Posted By: Steve Atkinson | Category: Community Interest

Aug 29

Registration Now Open for Clean Your Streams 22

For over 20 years, volunteers have gathered together on one day across the greater Toledo region to remove trash from the streams, rivers, and Lake Erie during Clean Your Streams Day. Partners for Clean Streams, with help from many partnering ...

Posted By: Hannah Smith | Category: Community Interest

Aug 22

Midwest Recovery Center Expands, Accepting Medicaid

On Thursday, August 23rd 2018 from 11AM-5PM, Midwest Recovery Center would like to welcome everyone in the community to tour our brand new outpatient location in Sylvania Township (Ribbon cutting at 12pm), which now compliments our inpatient ...

Posted By: Matt Bell | Category: Community Interest

Aug 22

Chabad House Ribbon Cutting and Mezuzah Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rabbi Yossi Shemtov Director, Chabad House of Toledo 567-343- 1272 CEREMONY TO MARK DEDICATION OF NEW CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE IN TOLEDO August 23rd Event to Celebrate the Opening ...

Posted By: Laura | Category: Community Interest

Aug 17

Appold Planetarium presents new show - From Earth to the Universe

The Appold Planetarium is pleased to present its newest show From Earth to the Universe, a stunning voyage through space with sparkling sights and sounds, at 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: · Friday, September 7· ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest

Aug 07

Black Swamp Food & Farm Looking for New Farmers

The Black Swamp Food & Farm Initiative is looking for the next generation of Ohio’s farmers, to help them knock down some of the barriers that are keeping them from the land.Through this initiative, Black Swamp Conservancy will use long-term ...

Posted By: Julie Pompa | Category: Community Interest

Aug 07

iGen. iSad? Tweens, Technology, and Mental Health

DATE AND TIMESat, October 13, 201810:00 AM – 1:30 PM A Saturday workshop for interested parents, on the topic of tweens, technology, & mental health. WHY? Generation Z, also known as iGen, grew up on the smartphone. According to the ...

Posted By: Peter Hagen | Category: Community Interest

Aug 03

Helping Hands of St. Louis Holds 5th Annual Shoe Fest

TOLEDO— Upwards of 50 volunteers will spend the morning at Helping Hands of St. Louis, 443 Sixth St., Toledo, OH, washing children’s feet and fitting them with new shoes and socks to get their new school year off on the right foot. Face ...

Posted By: Deborah Boyce | Category: Community Interest

Aug 01

Canine Karma's Open House and Pet Food Drive - August 12th, 2018

Please join Canine Karma in celebrating our new location: 6549 Angola Rd while generating some "good Karma" of your own by donating to the Humane Ohio Pet Food Bank. Bring in pet food and receive 10 additional raffle tickets for valuable ...

Posted By: Tina Ferner | Category: Community Interest

Jul 25

University of Toledo Professor Holly Hey Receives National Public Broadcasting Distribution Contract of Documentary Film to air on WNED, Buffalo PBS

Toledo, OH, July 18th, 2018 - The National Educational Telecommunications Association (“NETA”) has contracted with Professor Holly Hey, Head of the Film/Video program at the University of Toledo for exclusive public television ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Community Interest

Jul 23

Six Months After Moving in, New Walbridge Neighbors Brighten

WALBRIDGE - Just six months after moving into Walbridge, the men and women of Sunshine Communities have been busy connecting with their new neighbors — delivering lunch-time meals to senior citizens, planting flowers around St. Jerome Catholic ...

Posted By: Sara Wilson | Category: Community Interest

Jul 19

Giving Beds to Children in Need - Sleep in Heavenly Peace

The Maumee Valley chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) is taking applications for beds. Children between age 3 and 17 who do not have a bed and live in Northwest Ohio are eligible to receive a free bed, complete with mattress, sheets, comforter, ...

Posted By: Michael Horvath | Category: Community Interest

Jul 19

Music in the Meadow

Your invited to a FREE outdoor concert! Please bring a chair or blanket and listen to musical guest John Pickle. Story Point Food Truck will be onsite with food available for purchase. Wednesday, July 25th, 5-7PM at Spring Meadows Nursing and Rehab ...

Posted By: Nikki Schultt | Category: Community Interest

Jul 12

The Toledo Area Humane Society Partners with Chipotle for a Cause and Effect Fundraising Day

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society is partnering with six local Chipotle locations for aspecial Cause and Effect Fundraising Day on Thursday, July 26th.Last year’s fundraising day raised nearly $7,000 for the animals here at ...

Posted By: Abbey Hall | Category: Community Interest

Jul 12

Getting Ahead Helps Staff Map Out a Better Life

For the nation’s 4.5 million Direct Support Professionals, debt, family tensions, oreven a flat tire can disrupt their ability to provide the highest-quality care to men, women and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ...

Posted By: Sara Wilson | Category: Community Interest

Jun 27

“Downtown Sylvania Under the Lights” Recognized on Front Cover of National Publication

The “Downtown Sylvania Under the Lights” project was recently recognized as the cover photo in a national publication. A photo of Downtown Sylvania’s Christmas lighting project was featured on Bronner’s annual Commercial ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Community Interest

Jun 27

New Partnership Benefits Disability Community

The Fair Housing Center and the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) are pleased to announce a joint effort to ensure public housing programs and services are accessible for persons with disabilities. A three-year agreement paves the way for ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest

Jun 27

Bactrian Camel Born at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Zoo is excited to celebrate every day as hump day with the birth of a female Bactrian camel on May 6, 2018! The new camel was born to mother, Sasha, and father, Cash and has been named Zehra, (zar-rah) which means bright ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest

Jun 21

Back to School Carnival

Saturday, August 25th 2pm Back to School Carnival at The Shops at Fallen Timbers Looking to promote local organizations affiliated with the area schools and youth development. Will be featuring Air Extreme Ohio inflatables, carnival games, Book that ...

Posted By: Sara Eiden | Category: Community Interest

Jun 21

Local Student Movement- SASS- Student Advocates for Safe Schools- Hosts Community Picnic at Wildwood Metropark

Who: SASS- Student Advocates for Safe Schools hosts; FREE public eventWhat: SASS Summer Picnic- Community EventWhere: Wildwood Metorpark, Whitetail Shelter House, 5100 West Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615When: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, from ...

Posted By: Natalie Morgan | Category: Community Interest

Jun 21

Library hosts Toledo Native Who Biked 12,000 Mile Perimeter of U.S.

Toledo native, UT graduate, and retired Sylvania School teacher Alan Thompson completed a 12,000 mile bicycle journey along the perimeter of the United States for charity. Come hear his story!An avid cyclist and humanitarian, Alan Thompson raised ...

Posted By: Ben Malczewski | Category: Community Interest

Jun 21

Toledo Library Hosts Mercy Health for Fire Safety and Burn Prevention Program

How much do you know about keeping yourself and your family safe from fire? Test your knowledge of fire safety in this interactive session.Mercy Health will be hosting a fire safety and burn prevention trivia night to provide your family with the ...

Posted By: Ben Malczewski | Category: Community Interest

Jun 07

Toledo City Council Authorized 2018 Sidewalk Program, Human Relations Commission Members

Toledo City Council today authorized spending $1 million from the city’s capital improvement Fund and $560,000 from the special assessment improvement fund to pay for the Kapszukiewicz administration’s planned 2018 sidewalk program; ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

Jun 07

Equality Toledo to Open New Food Pantry

- Equality Toledo (ET) plans to host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, unveilingthe organization’s new food pantry, located at Collingwood Presbyterian Church (2108Collingwood Blvd.) on Thursday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m.“Our purpose in ...

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May 29

Toledo School for the Arts earns College Success Award

Toledo, OH - Education information nonprofit GreatSchools has awarded Toledo School for the Arts with a 2018 College Success Award in its first report recognizing schools in nine states for commitment to college preparation. GreatSchools pinpointed ...

Posted By: Laura Doles | Category: Community Interest

May 29

2018 Free Disposal Days - June 2, July 7, Sept. 8, Nov. 24

The city of Toledo is sponsoring four free disposal days at the Hoffman Road Landfill for city residents. They are 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 2, July 7, Sept. 8, Nov. 24.Disposal is subject certain terms and conditions. Acceptable bulky waste items ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

May 29

2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy Details Announced

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced details of the 2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy during a news conference today. The initiative was launched last year to inspire civic engagement and participation.The next Engage Toledo Ambassador ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

May 29

Accomplished Seniors Complete Their Final Year at TSA

TSA Recognizes Strong Academic and Artistic Record of Sixteenth Graduating Class Toledo, OH — Ninety-one seniors are candidates for graduation from Toledo School for the Arts this spring. The ceremony will be held at the Valentine Theatre on ...

Posted By: Laura Doles | Category: Community Interest